The Public Education Foundation and Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation announced today (01-20-2016) their 28th Annual Summer Musical: Disney’s The Little Mermaid, to be presented July 14-17, 2016 in the Aiken Theatre at Old National Events Plaza in downtown Evansville. Show times are July 14, 15 and 16 (Thursday – Saturday) at 7:00 p.m. and Saturday, July 16 and Sunday, July 17 at 2:00 p.m.
Based on one of Hans Christian Andersen's most beloved stories and the classic animated film, Disney's The Little Mermaid is a hauntingly beautiful love story for all ages. With music by eight-time Academy Award winner Alan Menken and lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glenn Slater, this fishy fable will capture the hearts of both young and old with its irresistible songs including "Under the Sea," "Kiss the Girl," and "Part of Your World." - See more at:
All Tri-State students currently in Grades 7-12 are invited to participate in auditions, which will be held April 5 and 6 from 3:30-7:30 p.m. in the performing arts center at the Academy for Innovative Studies – Diamond Avenue. Callbacks will be on Thursday, April 7, 3:30-8:00 p.m., also at AIS Diamond.
Rehearsals will begin immediately after the end of the school year and will be held at the Southern Indiana Career & Technical Center. Students interested in participating must be able to commit to the program, including all rehearsals and show times (May 23 through July 18.)